So you lost your Mustang’s keyless entry remote, A.K.A. key fob, and you can’t remotely unlock your doors. You don’t realize how much you use this until you lose it! No worries. LatemodelRestoration.com carries new keyless entry remotes for 1994 to 2009 Mustangs. We also have detailed instructions and videos on how to ... more
If your stock 5.0L Coyote Engine just won't cut it with your performance modifications, look no further than the Ford Racing Aluminator series engines. These hand built motors are covered by Ford Racing Performance Parts' (FRPP) 2/24 Warranty. That means you are covered by a 2 year 24,000 mile warranty.
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Tired of hearing “needs a drop” every time you post a picture of your Stang? SVE lowering springs can solve this problem! These Mustang lowering springs are made in America for guaranteed quality and performance! They are designed to fit 79-04 Fox Body, SN-95 & New Edge V8 Mustangs. These lowering springs will drastica... more
The rubber seal found at the top of the 1979-93 fox body Mustang firewall where it meets the rear of the hood is called, appropriately, the Firewall to Hood Seal. It is constructed of EPDM rubber and has a felt faced side that touches the hood, and the other side has bonded metal clips for attachment to the firewall.
Just like finding a penny in any given parking lot, you'll find a broken or missing inner door handle bezel in any given fox body Mustang. Heres what has always confused me - The parts are extremely affordable and even easier to install! Don't live with a broken or missing inner bezel in your 79-93 fox body Mustang, ... more
Just like finding a penny in any given parking lot, you'll find a broken or missing mirror hole cover in any given fox body Mustang. Heres what has always confused me - The parts are extremely affordable and even easier to install! Don't live with a broken or missing covers in your 79-93 fox body Mustang, Fix it with... more
Get rid of all those pops, squeaks and other annoying sounds coming from your front suspension! These are typically caused by worn out front suspension components. One of the major components that wear out are the front lower control arms. The control arm bushings and ball joints wear out over time and cause noise or ... more
A Fox Mustang with a factory installed sunroof will plague its owner by leaking at least once. This can wreak havoc on the headliner, upholstery, carpet, electrical connections ....... well just about the whole interior! While the carpet, upholstery, and electrical connections can be dried out, once the factory headlin... more
Removing the seats from your Fox Body Mustang is a critical part of many interior restoration projects. These projects include upholstery and carpet installs. Removing the seats from your Stang is a easy task. Follow along in the video as Jmac shows you how to remove the factory seats from your coupe, hatchback or conv... more
Everyone focuses on adding power to their Mustang to be faster than the next guy. A worthy goal for sure, but what happens when you need to slow all than power down? The Mustang brake system is often the most overlooked performance system right next to suspension.
2005-2014 Mustang GTs were blessed with better t... more
After a hard thrash, we were staring at a 1997 Mustang Cobra that was ready to fire its 5.0L TiVct Coyote powerplant for the first time. So we did - and it was awesome! No muss, no fuss, just turned the key and she fired right up. I wish all engine swaps went this smoothly!
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We recently added a couple new suspension kits by Ford Racing and Jarrod could not wait to get one of them on his 2013 Mustang GT. Jarrod went with the nonadjustable Ford Racing 2005-13 Mustang Strut, Shock And Spring Kit. This kit features Ford Racing Shock And Struts, Ford Racing Progressive Rate Lowering Springs (K ... more
Want to add ultra clear fog lights to your 99-00 SVT Lightning? These are a must when installing 01-04 style headlights on a 99-00 model truck! Follow along in this video as Jmac shows you just how easy it is to replace those faded factory fog lights. Installation is easy and can be done in your driveway with simple ha... more
What is your Mustang’s factory rated horsepower and torque? We have put together a list of engines and their specs for all 94-04 Mustangs. That includes Mustang V6, Mustang GT, Mustang Cobra and many more special edition Mustang models. Have you wondered how much horsepower a 2000 Cobra R makes compared to your 2003 Ma... more
Tired of looking at that check engine light on your Mustang dash? We have a complete list of Mustang DTC check engine codes located in one place! No more scouring the internet to find what that “service engine soon” code means. 1996+ Mustangs have an OBDII port that will allow certain handheld devices to plug into it a... more
Are your Mustang headlights lighting up everything but the road in front of you?? Watch this video as Jmac shows you how to adjust your headlights. No more lighting up the ditch and blinding birds in the trees while cruising in your Stang at night. We cover how to adjust head lights for 87-04 Mustangs. Be sure to check... more
All too often, Mustang keyless entry remotes are missing or damaged. If you are down to one last keyless entry remote or have none, LatemodelRestoration.com has a solution for you. We carry both Ford original and aftermarket keyless entry remotes. These remotes must be trained and programed to your Ford Mustang before ... more
Have you replaced your S197 Mustang cabin air filter recently? Ford recommends that the Mustang cabin air filter be changed every 12 months. After a lot of Googling I was a little perplexed on where the cabin air filter went. After a quick call to our very own Mustang expert Jmac - this was cleared up. Removing and in... more
Is your stock S197 Mustang shifter causing missed gears at the drag strip? Maybe it feels too sloppy even during normal driving. No worries! LatemodelRestoration.com has a complete line of Mustang short throw shifters for 2005-2009 Mustangs. These include: Hurst, Ford Racing, Steeda, Barton Industries and many more. Fo... more
Before we install the 400+hp Ford 5.0L Coyote motor in the Bondurant Cobra, we wanted to go over a few of the key pieces that are required to do a Mustang Coyote Swap in a Fox Body or SN-95 Mustang. There were a few modifications that were required to install some of these parts. Follow along in the video as Jmac shows... more
With the old motor out of the way, it is time to start our Mustang Coyote swap! If you saw our Project Coyote Swap Introduction, then you know we will be installing the Ford 5.0L Coyote motor into the LatemodelRestoration.com 97 Cobra Bondurant race car. Being that this is a race car, we do have a few less accessories ... more
Scott Hubbard, long time friend of LatemodelRestoration.com President Shannon Guderian, approached us with a problem. The track car he maintains and drives, owned by Warren Hall and sponsored by LatemodelRestoration.com, had just laid it's 32V 4.6L powerplant to rest. Unfortunately, a connecting rod broke and the alum... more
The 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang is by far one of the most popular Pony Cars ever created. From everyday drivers, to drag strip warriors, to show cars, the Fox can fit anyone’s hobby and budget. As these Foxbody Mustangs get older, little issues can pop up that need to be fixed in order to get your Mustang to the condi... more